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Your Brain on Facts

Things you never knew and a few things you thought you did know.  Imagine a Venn diagram where the podcasts Lore and Good Job, Brain! overlap with the YouTube channel Today I Found Out and the countdown episodes on CineFix - that's Your Brain On Facts!

Mar 2, 2021

From Irish selkies to Japanese kitsune, from Navajo skin-walkers to Ethiopian werehyenas, there doesn't seem to be a culture in the world that doesn't have at least one shape-shifter in its folklore or mythology.

Special guests: Worst Foot Forward

Pink river dolphins

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Feb 23, 2021

Come up to the lab and see what's on the slab...cuz it's not what I was trying to make!  But, you know what, we can make this work.

Need some light reading in a heavy world?  Good thing there's the YBOF book!

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Feb 9, 2021

What do you get when you mix baseball mud, a dead outlaw, drinking snacks, and a harrowing survival story? Today's episode!

Enjoy this clip show to pad out the schedule while I wait to hear back from the Guinness World Record people. More details inside!


Feb 2, 2021

Need some light reading in a heavy world?  Good thing there's the YBOF book!

You can know a song by heart, by do you REALLY know where it comes from?  Check out these strange and surprising origins of popular songs.

Mentioned in the show: Dan Rather with REM, literal video for Total Eclipse of the Heart

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Jan 26, 2021

Need some light reading in a heavy world?  Good thing there's the YBOF book!

Voted on by our Patreon, we present an episode on weird things your body could be doing ... right now... and you don't even know about it!

Close-up of kidney stone

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Music by Kevin MacLeod,

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